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    Viadoom commute: Driving to Seattle from Tacoma

    Tips on commuting from Tacoma to Seattle during the closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct.
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    Viadoom commute: Driving to Seattle from West Seattle

    "West Seattle drivers are going to take it the worst during this closure," KIRO Radio's Chris Sullivan warns.
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    Viadoom commute: Driving to Seattle from Monroe, Lake Stevens area

    When Viadoom starts on January 11, 2019, traffic throughout the Seattle region will suffer. KIRO Radio Traffic Reporter Chris Sullivan breaks down what drivers from Monroe need to know.
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    How you can prepare for the closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct

    With about two weeks to go before the Alaskan Way Viaduct shuts down for good, here's how you can prepare for a period the city itself has admitted will be rough for commuters.
  • Viadoom video: Sullivan breaks down Everett to Seattle commute

    There's no way to really predict how the permanent closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct will affect the commute from Everett to Seattle. But here's a few thoughts.
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    Sully’s last Chokepoint of 2018, and a final Viadoom warning

    I want to send you into the New Year with some positive stories from the Chokepoint desk, but first I have to warn you one more time in 2018 of the impending viaduct closure, and the mayhem to follow.
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    Less traffic in Kenmore despite bridge closure

    The 68th Avenue Bridge in Kenmore remained closed through Wednesday morning after a construction mishap created a sinkhole under the south approach to the bridge on Monday night.
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    Sinkhole forms under Kenmore bridge, snarling Tuesday morning traffic

    A sinkhole appeared in the middle of a road just before the 68th Avenue bridge in Kenmore. It has caused massive traffic backups as crews scramble to repair it.
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    WSDOT ingenuity could solve bicylists’ complaints on 520 Bridge

    After cyclists complained of being bounced around by the 520 bridge, WSDOT took it upon itself to address the issue using their feedback with a little ingenuity.
  • Viadoom, Chris Sullivan at the SR 99 tunnel entrance, before Realign99 begins

    Viadoom: Full timeline for SR 99 tunnel, viaduct, and Seattle closures

    As we approach the closure of the viaduct and the opening of the new SR 99 tunnel, downtown Seattle is poised for what some have dubbed 'Viadoom.' Here's what you can expect throughout the process.